Over the years, Bollywood actor Irrfan Khan has established himself as an international star. His work is appreciated in the west by popular filmmakers like Steven Spielberg, Christopher Nolan and Ron Howard to name a few.
During the promotions of Inferno, the actor had dropped a hint that after venturing into Bollywood, Hollywood and regional films, he was also interested in television series as well. He, however, kept his plans a secret during that interview to indianexpress.com. Now we came to know that the actor will appear in Netflix’s mini-series Tokyo Trial – a historic drama recreation of the trial that happened in 1946 following the Second World War. Eleven judges from all over the world were called to Tokyo where they spent two-and-a-half years and engaged in a landmark trial that determined the outcome of over 28 Pacific war criminals as the entire world’s fate hung in the delicate balance and aftermath. This is the story of these Justice’s struggle to undertake the unprecedented task of ‘trying war as a crime’.
Irrfan Khan will be seen playing the role of a judge from Calcutta who was one of the honorable judges invited to Japan to execute a trial case. The Gunday actor was seen amidst stars like Marcel Hensema (“Hollands Hoop”, Simon), Jonathan Hyde (Titanic, Jumanji, “The Strain”), Paul Freeman (Raiders of the Lost Arc), Stephen McHattie (300,Watchmen, Pontypool), and Julian Wadham (The English Patient), with Michael Ironside (Total Recall, Top Gun), as General Douglas MacArthur.